Maximize Your Vitamins and Nutrients

Nutrients are required for just about every function that our bodies go through daily. Whether that be repairing and building, giving us energy, or running chemical processes. As such, it is important to make sure that the body has a reliable supply of nutrients. Including adequate nutrients in your diet is an important factor, but…

Enhance Your Drinks

Added sugars are present in many of the foods and drinks that we have daily, but they especially high in our beverages. The term refers to the additional sugar placed in food items to add sweetness or to preserve it. It spikes daily sugar intake and alters the way that naturally sweet foods taste. When…

Food and Mood

Are you properly feeding your brain? Often people just associate food as something that influences our health – heart, brain, skin, eyes, immune system, digestive system. Although food does directly impact these aspects, food also has a great effect over our overall wellness. Food and nutrition go hand-in-hand when it comes to things like mood,…

Smoothies and Juicing

Have you tried this popular food trend?  Smoothies and juicing have become a popular trend recently in the food world. Many people consume smoothies or juices for quick and easy breakfast, pre- and post-workout fuel or even a meal on-the-go. Making smoothies and juices is a perfect way to ensure that you are meeting daily…

Low-Sodium Seasoning Solutions

Sodium is something often talked about when it comes to health, but most people don’t keep track of their sodium intake during the day. The average American consumes more than 3,400 mg of sodium per day. That’s equivalent to 11/2 teaspoons of salt, more than twice the recommended amount by the American Heart Association (AHA).…

Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen of 2018

Every year the Environmental Working Group releases a list of the “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean Fifteen” as a shopper’s guide to pesticides in produce. This list is based off the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Pesticide Data Report which works to identify foods that were grown using pesticides and the amount of residue that still remains…